About 40 Ohio school districts formed an advocacy group to push back against an "avalanche" of federal and state policies.
Recently in State Policy and Districts Category
August 04, 2015
July 15, 2015
A report by Save the Children finds that most of the recommendations made after Hurricane Katrina to protect children in disasters have not been followed.
June 12, 2015
The American Federation of Teachers is supporting the Newark advisory school board's petition to the New Jersey board of education to remove Superintendent Cami Anderson from her post.
June 08, 2015
Studies released by the Education Law Center and the Leadership Conference Education Fund argue that deficits in school funding and resources have shortchanged students in many of the nation's urban and rural districts.
May 21, 2015
The Republican-backed plan heads to the full legislature next week and will be up for debate in June.
May 11, 2015
The draft policy standards, which were released on Monday for a second round of public comment, apply to school leaders, including principals, teacher-leaders and superintendents.
April 02, 2015
Officials in the Concordia and Twin Valley school districts say that they will close early this year because of financial constraints caused by changes to the state's school funding formula.
March 31, 2015
In his State of the State address earlier this year, Gov. Brian Sandoval said he supported breaking up large county school districts and consolidating smaller ones.
February 12, 2015
Under a measure approved by Missouri's Senate education committee this week, students from "unaccredited" schools could transfer to "accredited" schools in the district or, if no seats are available, attend charter or virtual schools.
February 06, 2015
State law caps severance payments at 18 months, but many districts are now using the 18-month cap as the norm.